Right after you learn that you're having a baby, you learn that babies need a lot of stuff! Of course, there are millions of baby products available for your shopping pleasure, but following products are the most common needs or wants for newborns. Nursery Basics You can find cute mobiles, wall decor, lamps, rugs and more to coordinate with your baby's nursery. Below are the items found in most nurseries, to give you a starting point for your baby's special room. • Crib • Crib mattress • Crib bedding • Waterproof mattress pad, if mattress has a cloth cover • Diaper changing table • Glider or rocking chair • Diaper pail • bags or basket • Toy bin Bathing and Baby Care That amazing baby smell doesn't last very long unless you're ready to wash off the myriad messes babies make. Before you buy many baby bath supplies, consider whether you want to bathe your newborn in a regular tub, a sink, or in a special baby tub. • Baby bathtub or insert for your regular tub • Baby shampoo and body wash • Baby lotion • Hooded baby towels, or soft regular towels • apparel • Baby nail clippers • Nasal aspirator • Infant-safe sunscreen Diapering Not long after baby eats, you'll need to be ready for a diaper change. Before you buy any diapering supplies, decide whether you want to use cloth diapers or disposable diapers. Not only are the diapers different, but you may need different diaper pails or other supplies for each type, as well. • Cloth diapers • Baby wipes - disposable or re-usable cloth • Diaper Rash Cream Baby Travel Gear When it's time to show off your precious new baby, you'll need a whole other set of baby products to get out of the house with safety and style. Car seats are now required by every state in the U.S., in some states to age 8, so it's a good idea to spend some extra time learning about this important purchase. • Car seat • Travel System or Stroller (with reclining seat for newborn) • Diaper and wipes case • shoes If you have the items above, you'll be well-prepared for your new baby. But don't let this list hold you back - there are plenty of additional baby products to explore that will make your life with baby more convenient, fun or safe.